Arle Grove is a species-rich ancient woodland and boasts a wealth of flora and fauna. Arle Grove is species rich ancient woodland which was donated to the Trust in 2009. The site is a Key Wildlife Site and is home to a wide range of ancient woodland species.
Badgeworth SSSI (grid reference) is a 3.08-hectare (7.6-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Gloucestershire notified in 1954 and renotified in 1983. Part of this site (grid reference) is owned and managed by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust as a nature reserve. There are two units of assessment.
Barnwood Arboretum is a Local Nature Reserve within Barnwood Park and belongs to Gloucester City Council (tel. Gloucester 396396). The park and arboretum have many mature trees and in the arboretum the unimproved grassland provides habitat for birds, insects and small mammals. The arboretum is grazed by Dexter cattle in the summer and sheep in the autumn/winter.
Chosen Hill (grid reference) (or Churchdown Hill) rises above Churchdown in Gloucestershire, England, and is the site of a 11.5-hectare (28-acre) nature reserve. The hill commands good views over the scarp and the Severn Vale and there is a network of paths for walkers.
Griffiths Avenue Local Nature reserve can be found in the St Mark's area of Cheltenham. A Victorian stable building and walled garden in over two and a half acres of land, it was part of the old Granleys Estate and the first nature reserve in the borough to receive English Nature's statutory Local Nature Reserve status.
Hatherley Park is a charming ornamental park made up of around 3 hectares of parkland which is entirely surrounded by houses. One of Cheltenham's four Green Flag Award parks, it has held the award since 2007 and has strong support from the Friends of Hatherley Park group.
Hidcote is an Arts and Crafts garden in the north Cotswolds, a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises.
Sherborne Estate (use postcode GL54 3DT)Approach from the A40, follow the road sign to Sherborne (right turn from Oxford direction - ignore the first Sherborne road sign and take turning opposite the Lodge Park turning - and left turn from Cheltenham direction).
Montpellier Gardens is located on a number of main bus routes into Cheltenham. Stagecoach bus routes run along Montpellier Walk, which has the two formal entrances. Road. The gardens have two formal entrances on Montpellier Walk. The gardens are also accessible from Montpellier Spa Road and Montpellier Terrace. No car parking facilities are available within the gardens,but onstreet parking available on the surrounding roads.
Park Gallery accredited by the English Arts Council We are delighted to announce that Park Gallery has been approved by the English Arts Council to offer 'Own Art' which makes buying art easy and affordable by letting you spread the cost of your purchase over ten months with an interest fee loan.
Opened in 1825, Pittville Park is the largest ornamental park in Cheltenham and features the magnificent Pump Room and lakes. This park is given a grade 2 listing under the English Heritage register of historic parks and gardens, with the Pump Room as a grade 1 historic building.
35.51 (Jos Goodyear, 2014, British Hill Climb Championship) Prescott Speed Hill Climb is a hillclimb in Gloucestershire, England. The course used for most events (the "Long Course") is 1,128 yards (1,031 m) in length, and the hill record is held by Jos Goodyear, who set a time of 35.51 seconds on 7 September 2014 in his GWR Raptor Extreme.
The Annecy Gardens, named after one of Cheltenham's twin towns, are to the north side of the park, and the Italian Gardens, complete with sunken pool and fountains, lie to the west. The name Sandford is derived from the sandy soil and the old ford over the brook.
St Matthew in Cheltenham is a Christian congregation serving the Cheltenham community and seeking, engaging, and encouraging others through a life-changing Christian journey. St Matthew in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire seeks to be a loving, friendly community that worships God, and serves others.
Sudeley Castle is located in the Cotswolds near Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England. The present structure was built in the 15th century and may have been on the site of a 12th-century castle. The castle has a notable garden, which is designed and maintained to a very high standard.
Gardens Gallery is a Community Art Gallery established in 2007 by local art clubs and Cheltenham Borough Council to provide local artists with a well-equipped Exhibition Space at a reasonable cost. A more formal brief is “to contribute to the cultural fabric of Cheltenham and its locality by displaying to the local public paintings, sculptures, crafts and other artistic objects created in Gloucestershire”.
Under new ownership since March 2014. Fantastic family friendly local with a warm & welcoming atmosphere. We served cooked to order food using fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. Passionate about real ales, we constantly rotate our beer offer. We are within walking distance from Cheltenham Town FC, Cheltenham town center and Cheltenham Racecourse.
The Neptune Fountain in Cheltenham is worth a visit all year round; whether water flows from its faucets or not, the fountain is a monumental statuesque piece depicting Greek god Neptune in a shell-chariot, being drawn by four sea-horses and heralded by conch-shell blowing merman.
Follow the A40 (London Road) into Cheltenham through Charlton Kings. Bear right at the traffic signals next to Holy Apostles Church before taking the first left onto Sandford Mill Road. Take the 2nd left onto Old Bath road. Continue straight over the first mini roundabout and then at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Thirlestaine Road.
One of the areas for most variation will be found in the shape of the Loopholes and the internal provision of weapon rests. There appears to be no hard and fast rules but the norm for the Type 22 Pillbox, essentially designed for use by riflemen, is to have Loops splayed to the outside.